DIY pompom sweater – Artful Chica

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You’ll by no means consider what impressed this DIY pompom sweater undertaking. The Guardians of the Galaxy Vacation Particular on Disney+!

Okay, if you’re having bother connecting the dots, I’ll clarify.

Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special

After a busy day of filling orders from our on-line retailer, I made a decision to name it a day and loosen up and watch TV. My husband prompt this vacation characteristic and at first, I used to be like, “Eh, I’m not likely into it.” However I gave it a try to OMG, it’s such a cute vacation particular!

Concerning the Guardians of the Galaxy Vacation Particular


It clocks in at a straightforward 44 minutes, however there’s a lot to maintain the plot transferring quick and entertaining.

The premise is Peter (Chris Pratt) is lacking Christmas, and Mantis commits to delivering the magic by means of kidnapping certainly one of Peter’s all-time heroes – Kevin Bacon!. We gained’t go into far more than that, however I’ll say mayhem commences as do a Santa’s bagful of hysterical and tremendous cute misunderstandings. And also you’ll acknowledge a number of the voices and forged members!

That is certainly one of my favourite vacation options, give it a watch and I guess you’ll agree. 

Concerning the pompom sweater

Mantis (performed by Pom Klementieff) groups up with Drax the Destroyer to go to Earth (seeking Peter’s reward) and find yourself with mucho goodies from a Christmas store. It was at this scene the place I gasped. Mantis sports activities a fluffy inexperienced sweater donned with colourful pompoms.

Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special
Try not solely her sweater however the apron made from reward bows!


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Her model is a cropped sweater with medium-sized pompoms.

I had simply bought this sweater from Goal and knew it was meant to be.

green sweater

Provides for a DIY pompom sweater

Sweater (pre-wash if brand new)


Fabric glue

What’s the distinction between material glue and common glue?

At all times use material glue for those who plan to scrub your clothes craft.

You actually wish to use material glue for this undertaking for those who plan to scrub your sweater. Common white craft glue, like college glue, will work with material – however it’s water-based. 

Water-based glue will dissolve when it is available in contact with water. Whereas material glue has an acrylic bonding agent that holds as much as water. 

Instructions for a DIY pompom sweater

In case your sweater is new, pre-wash it to take away the sizing, hold dry. This can assist the glue adhere higher, particularly for those who plan to scrub your sweater.

diy pompom sweater, prepped

Work on a flat floor. Lay your sweater face up and use your fingers to easy out any wrinkles or bumps.

Add the glue

You’ll add dots of material glue like a 5 dots on cube. This provides you with a fair structure of the pompoms. 

Don’t attempt to apply them randomly, belief me! This technique could be very pleasing to the attention as soon as your undertaking is completed.


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Begin with a two-three rows on the high. Discover the cube sample? 

You may also add a row on the high seam of the sweater.

Solely work a number of rows at a time, in any other case it will increase the possibilities of smears or the glue drying.

diy pompom sweater, adding glue

Add the pompoms

You should utilize all one shade, however I really like the look of various colours. They remind me of Christmas lights! The pompoms I used had pink, inexperienced, yellow, blue, purple, orange, yellow, white, brown, and black. I selected them with intention so that they regarded random, if that is smart!

diy pompom sweater

Place a pompom on every dot of glue and press into place. The glue will dry clear.

Repeat this whole technique of the glue and the pompoms.

Keep away from these areas

I wouldn’t put the pompoms on the below arm space, they could really feel uncomfortable and even rub off.

And perhaps none across the backside for those who wish to tug in your sweater. In any other case in every single place else is truthful recreation. 

Let dry for a number of hours after which repeat all the course of. You possibly can’t go with out doing the again of your sweater!

diy pompom sweater

Let dry for a number of hours, after which you’re good to go! 

I did the entrance aspect earlier than I went ot mattress, after which the again aspect very first thing the following morning. My sweater was dry and able to put on by lunchtime!

diy pompom sweater inspired by Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special

I adore it, it got here out so festive, however not within the ugly sweater class. I can put on it with black slacks or a skirt, even with denims. You are able to do this method on a denims jackets or perhaps a flannel shirt. a pal of mine glued pompoms to her stockings!

diy pompom sweater inspired by Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special

I feel Mantis could be actually proud! 

What do you assume? Have you ever seen the  Guardians of the Galaxy Vacation Particular? In that case, did you prefer it?

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Mexican Sweet Gingerbread Home

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